Eric Idle cried when he got all-clear from cancer

Monty Python star Eric Idle broke down in tears when his cancer doctor told him he was going to live.

The 79-year-old has revealed he remained stoic when he was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer three years ago - insisting he "just got on with it" - but after undergoing surgery and several rounds of check-ups he was finally given the all clear.

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